Posted by Phil Boyle on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
Bills Provide Veterans With Business, Employment & Education AssistanceThe New York State Senate passed a package of legislation today to help New York’s military veterans achieve success in business, employment and education.
Senator Boyle joined with his fellow Senators for the Veteran’s Hall of Fame Celebration. Each year in Albany legislators take time to recognize outstanding Veterans from communities across the State. This year’s honoree from the Fourth Senate District was former Navy Petty Officer Third Class Armen Enkababian who served our country from 1966 to 1970. Petty Officer Enkababian received numerous awards and citations from the United States Navy in recognition of his outstanding service. Armen continues to serve our country through community involvement. Armen is known for his honesty, integrity and loyalty. He serves as post commander of the American Legion Post 94. He is also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and Vietnam Veterans of America.
L.I. Senators Push to Save Veterans Organizations Crumbling Structures
Senators Phil Boyle and Tom Croci Announce Legislation to make Veterans Organizations eligible for grants to save deteriorating facilities
Bay Shore, NY – As of September 2014, the US Department of Veteran Affairs estimates there are over 892,000 veterans in New York. Many of these veterans actively participate and depend on their local American Legion, AmVets or Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) posts. Veteran’s organizations serve active service members and veterans with numerous types of community outreach.